Holy Spirit Parish

A Catholic community comprising the churches of St. Martha's, Kennebunk, St. Mary's, Wells, and All Saints Mission, Ogunquit, Maine

Holy Spirit Parish Mission

Holy Spirit Parish is a welcoming and caring Roman Catholic community, grounded in Eucharistic faith, which enthusiastically lives and embraces the values modeled by Jesus Christ.

As a community of believers, Holy Spirit Parish is Committed to:

  • Ongoing Faith Formation
  • Life-Long Spiritual Growth and
  • Nurturing and Sharing our Gifts for the Common Good.

Adopted by the Pastoral Council, May 18, 2009

Holy Spirit Vision (The mission in action)

We evangelize through our actions, attracting and inviting new people into our faith and into the parish.

We model Christ-like values by:

  • Feeding the Poor
  • Visiting shut-ins
  • Reaching out to the community to share goods and provide services
  • Housing and staffing food pantries
  • Offering funeral receptions
  • Colecting for the needy in the region and in other countries

We continuously build the faith of parishioners of all ages through a variety of spiritual faith formation programs and through activities such as retreats, faith sharing groups, Bible study, etc.

We welcome newcomers starting with the registration process.

We exhibit Joyous energy in worship, evidenced in greetings and song.

We make the sacraments available to Catholic parishioners and visitors in our three parish churches.

We communicate what we do and what we believe in a variety of modes that appeal to all ages through print, video, and online media. Our parishioners know "what we are about."

We identify and utilize the gifts and talents of our parishioners to serve the parish and greater community.

We paricipate in the community by sharing our facilities, membership in the Chamber of Commerce, hosting the Church Community Outreach Services food pantry, and offering community breafasts, etc.

Adopted by the Pastoral Council, April 2015